about us


  • Luiz Reis ver curriculum

    Luiz Reis is a founding partner of Lakeshore Partners and has over 20 years of experience in Infrastructure Structured Finance. Mr. Reis joined ABN AMRO in 1991 and from 1994 – 1997 was based in ABN AMRO North America. In 2006, he was appointed Corporate Managing Director of ABN AMRO NV and Executive Director of Banco Real. From 2010 – 2011, Luiz was Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for Banco Santander in Brazil.
    Mr. Reis has participated and led the main Brazilian infrastructure transactions in the last 20 years. Recently, Mr. Reis led the team responsible for the structuring and creation of the company Sete Brasil. Mr. Reis was also responsible for the acquisition of Prumo Logistica’s equity control, company responsible for the construction of the Açu Port Complex (RJ).
    Luiz Reis has Bachelor degree in Economics from University of Brasilia and an MBA from JL Kellogg School of Management.

  • Guilherme Leme ver curriculum

    Mr. Leme is one of the founding partners at Lakeshore Partners. Prior to Lakeshore, Guilherme has been responsible for client coverage and origination within the Power Industry at Banco Santander. Began his career in 1996 at ABN AMRO´s Investment Banking Group focused in transactions in the infrastructure and energy sectors. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Leme worked at ABN AMRO North America´s Power Project Finance and Advisory Group.
    O Sr. Guilherme Leme holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas and an MBA from JL Kellogg School of Management.

  • Fabio Kono ver curriculum

    Fabio Kono is a founding partner of Lakeshore Partners. Previously, from 2005 to 2011, Fabio worked in the Project Finance teams of Santander, Standard Bank and ABN AMRO, participating in the origination, structuring and execution of various projects in Power, Renewables, Logistics, Water & Sewage, and Public-Private Partnerships.
    Fabio has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP).

  • Márcio Carneiro ver curriculum

    Márcio Carneiro, partner at Lakeshore, began his career in the Petrochemical Industry where from 1986 to 1993 he worked for Petrobras, Dow Chemical , Rhodia, and Shell Brasil. In 1995 began his career in the Financial Market working for Unibanco, Rothschild, ABN AMRO, and Santander in Corporate and Investment Banking areas. Márcio participated in various relevant transactions in capital markets, M&A, and privatizations.
    Marcio Carneiro holds a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering form FEI – Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial, an MBA from The University of Pittsburgh, and a senior MBA from IBMEC.

  • João Pedro Viola ver curriculum

    João Pedro is a partner of Lakeshore Partners since July 2012. Previously, João Pedro worked at the Investment Banking divisions of HSBC and Banco Santander in São Paulo, and at the Private Equity division of Santander in Madrid. He also worked at Klesch & Company (London), at BrasilPar, and at Gerdau Açominas.
    João Pedro holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universidade FUMEC (Belo Horizonte), a post-graduate degree in Finance from Fundação Dom Cabral, and an MBA from the London Business School.